Charlie's 80s Blog

This Day In Music, August 5th

On this day in 1984: Bruce Springsteen played the first of ten nights at the Meadowlands in New Jersey to mark the homecoming of the Born in the USA Tour.

Let’s take a look at the Top 20 songs on the U.S. singles chart from this day back in 1984:

1 1 WHEN DOVES CRY –•– Prince (Warner Brothers)-10 (5 Weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 GHOSTBUSTERS –•– Ray Parker, Jr. (Arista)-8 (2)
3 4 STATE OF SHOCK –•– The Jacksons with Mick Jagger (Epic)-6 (3)
4 3 DANCING IN THE DARK –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-11 (2)
5 9 WHAT’S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT –•– Tina Turner (Capitol)-12 (5)
6 6 INFATUATION –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-11 (6)
7 7 SAD SONGS (Say So Much) –•– Elton John (Geffen)-9 (7)
8 15 STUCK ON YOU –•– Lionel Richie (Motown)-7 (8)
9 11 BREAKIN’… THERE’S NO STOPPING US –•– Ollie & Jerry (Polydor)-10 (9)
10 13 I CAN DREAM ABOUT YOU –•– Dan Hartman (MCA)-14 (10)

11 5 EYES WITHOUT A FACE –•– Billy Idol (Chrysalis)-14 (4)
12 8 LEGS –•– ZZ Top (Warner Brothers)-12 (8)
13 10 JUMP (For My Love) –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-15 (3)
14 14 DOCTOR! DOCTOR! –•– Thompson Twins (Arista)-11 (11)
15 18 IF EVER YOU’RE IN MY ARMS AGAIN –•–Peabo Bryson (Elektra)-13 (15)
16 20 PANAMA –•– Van Halen (Warner Brothers)-7 (16)
17 19 SUNGLASSES AT NIGHT –•– Corey Hart (EMI-America)-11 (17)
18 12 ALMOST PARADISE –•– Mike Reno & Ann Wilson (Columbia)-13 (7)
19 23 ROUND AND ROUND –•– Ratt (Atlantic)-8 (19)
20 16 MAGIC –•– The Cars (Elektra)-12 (12)

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